Siege Spots – Valkyria Chronicles Remastered (PS4) Review

Siege Spots – Valkyria Chroni

In 2008, Valkyria Chronicles launched on PS3 to critical acclaim. Critics agreed that it's strategy RPG gameplay was a unique treat not to be missed. Now, 8 years later, after ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Erica Mendez

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Gon Freecss is one of the greatest hunters out there and he decided to join us once more today. We talk about her role in Sailor Moon as Reika Nishimura ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Keith Silverstein

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Overwatch is one of the hottest new soon to be released games out there and who better to give us some inside info then the one and only Torbjorn. Keith ...
The Wandering Witch – Flying, Frying, and Desperately Trying

The Wandering Witch – Flying,

Welcome, all, again. Let me begin by admitting that I have been completely overwhelmed by the choices this season, and have not had the chance to watch even half ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Kyle Hebert

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Kyle Hebert, also known as Ryu From Street Fighter stopped by today for a chat. We talk about his part in Street Fighter V and chat about the joys of ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Erin Fitzgerald

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

We welcome Erin Fitzgerald, voice actress of Noire from Megadimension Neptunia VII and Agnes Oblige from Bravely Second: End Layer back once more for an insightful interview. We talk about ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Nicole Oliver

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Today we had the chance to sit down with Nicole Oliver and talk about her latest roles as well as what its like to be a part of BronyCon. Nicole ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Laura Post

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Laura Post joins us today to talk with us about her voice over role in Final Fantasy XIV as Moenbryda in a massive online MMORPG. Aside from that we also ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Danielle McRae

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Danielle McRae returns once more to sit down and talk to us about her latest work. Today we learn more about her part of S-sha in Megadimension Neptunia VII as ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with DrinkBox Studios

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Graham Smith of DrinkBox Studios joined us today to talk with us about their newest game Severed. Severed is a touch based RPG where you must gain abilities or solve ...
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Keir Miron

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Today we had the pleasure to interview Keir Miron, a video game developer from Vancouver. Keir Miron is the software engineer for Darkest Dungeon a challenging gothic, roguelike turn-based RPG.
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Raymond Lenzer

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

It's like a yearly tradition! So welcome back Raymond Lenzer for some exclusive announcements concerning Kami-Con! .
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Sekai Project

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

If you want to get into visual novels, Sekai Project is a great place to start.
Kana’s Korner – Interview with Jason Graves

Kana’s Korner – Intervi

Believe it or not, food and music have a lot of common. Jason Graves knows this all too well.

Tempest’s Review of AnimeNEXT 2014

Posted on Jun 15 2014
Tempest’s Review of AnimeNEXT 2014
This was my first convention where I ever had down-time. Typically, the minute I receive the schedule, I cover it in highlighter marks for all the panels I intend to attend — often multiple during the same block of time. Then, it’s a race to see how I can possibly be in three places at once, or a competition to see which panel is the most important for me to attend.

AnimeNEXT 2014 — Tempest’s Interview with Rookiez is Punk’d

Posted on Jun 11 2014
AnimeNEXT 2014 — Tempest’s Interview with Rookiez is Punk’d
At AnimeNEXT we conducted a round-table style interview which included Dani from all-fiction.net, Melissa from jrockrevolution.com, and me (Tempest) asking questions of three of the members of Rookiez is Punk’d: 2Rash, Shinnosuke and U. Takumi chose to stay out of the limelight and took pictures instead.

Tempest’s Downpour — What I Learned From Madoka Magica

Posted on Jul 21 2013
Tempest’s Downpour — What I Learned From Madoka Magica
Warning: the following contains all the spoilers for Puella Magi Madoka Magica. If you haven’t finished the series, what are you waiting for? It isn’t long. You can view it for free, legally, on Crunchyroll. Do it.

Tempest’s Con Survival Guide — Packing A Cosplay

Posted on Feb 17 2013
Tempest’s Con Survival Guide — Packing A Cosplay
Cosplayers set new goals after each convention, sometimes seven times in a year. The greatest challenge: actually getting the costume to a convention in one piece.

Tempest’s Downpour – How Lego Batman 2 Beat Me

Posted on Jan 20 2013
Tempest’s Downpour – How Lego Batman 2 Beat Me
Busting out my new PS3 with its bundled games to ring in the new year, I had certain expectations. I expected that Lego Harry Potter Years 5-7 would be dull compared to the books, that Little Big Planet Karting would make a fantastic new coaster and that Lego Batman 2 would be everything I hate about Batman: the Brave and the Bold, with easy controls and utter mindlessness.

Tempest’s Downpour – Anime In-Jokes 13: Like, Love, And What Love’s Like In Japan

Posted on Dec 16 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Anime In-Jokes 13: Like, Love, And What Love’s Like In Japan
I explained in the last Anime In-Jokes that Christmas is a time for couples to celebrate in Japan. Lovers trade gifts and gather around the traditional bucket of KFC to enjoy this romantic holiday.

Tempest’s Downpour – Interview With Paul St. Peter

Posted on Nov 18 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Interview With Paul St. Peter
Tempest had the pleasure of interviewing Paul St. Peter during AnimeUSA. Some of you may remember him from your childhood as the voices of Wormmon and Leomon. Some more experienced otaku know him as Zor Prime from Robotech. Others of you know him as Xemnas from Kingdom Hearts and Nine-Tail Fox from Naruto.

Tempest’s Downpour – Pokemon Black & Blue Review

Posted on Oct 21 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Pokemon Black & Blue Review
In response to the recent release of Pokemon Black/White 2, PETA released its own anti-Pokemon game: Pokemon Black and Blue. The trouble is, it’s incredibly fun to play.

Tempest’s Downpour – The Anime Girl

Posted on Oct 07 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – The Anime Girl
A truly unusual person has been getting a lot of newsworthy attention lately. Anastasiya Shpagina, known as the “anime girl,” has twined the threshold between reality and fantasy in a beautiful and unsettling way. Using makeup, she crafts her face to look like her beloved anime characters.

Tempest’s Downpour – Persona 3 & 4 Spinoffs

Posted on Sep 02 2012
Tempest’s Downpour – Persona 3 & 4 Spinoffs
Atlus’ hugely popular Persona games have erupted in related spinoffs: sequels, remakes, an anime and now a fighting game. Let’s take a look at the series that has changed the world of RPGs forever.